California language maps
We have included a selection of maps of California languages, both contemporary and historical, below. Click on the image to download a larger image.
Hand-drawn map by Victor Golla (about 1962)
Map from the California Indian Library
Map from the California State Parks website
Survey of California and Other Indian Languages map
Map from Alfred L. Kroeber's Handbook of the Indians of California (Washington: Smithsonian Institution, 1925)
Map from Handbook of North American Indians, volume 8, California (Washington: Smithsonian Institution, 1978)
We acknowledge with respect the Ohlone people on whose traditional, ancestral, and unceded land we work and whose historical relationships with that land continue to this day.